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Wijnaldum doing Liverpool's dirty work - Can

Goal.com logo Goal.com 18-04-2017

Emre Can believes Georginio Wijnaldum's willingness to do "the dirty work" makes him vital to Liverpool.

Wijnaldum moved to Anfield from Newcastle United ahead of the 2016-17 campaign and has quickly established himself as a key member of Jurgen Klopp's side, making 37 appearances in all competitions.

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While Can admits the Dutchman may not always catch the eye, the work he puts in is valued highly by his team-mates.

"Wijnaldum is a very, very important player for us, because he is the link man," Can told Liverpool's official website.

"He is doing it very well. He is strong as well, a very strong guy. He can play, he is a very good footballer, but defensively he is working very well [too].

"He is not 'eye-catching' sometimes but he is doing the dirty work for us.

"He has done brilliantly for us so far this season. He has played very well. He is a very important player."

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